Statistics, Inference Theory, Second Cycle, 5 Credits

The course is intended for first year graduate students who major in statistics or in a field where the knowledge of statistics is necessary. It provides the theoretical basis for a complete understanding of statistical methods as is needed for further study of statistics and data science. The syllabus includes parametric and non-parametric models, fundamental concepts of statistical inference, point and interval estimation, and tests of hypotheses. The material will help the students find appropriate statistical methods and apply them correctly to real data, which is important for both theoreticians and practitioners.

ECTS Credits

5 Credits

Level of education

Second cycle, has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements (A1F)


Örebro University School of Business

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: First-cycle courses of 90 credits in Statistics, alternatively first-cycle courses of 30 credits in statistics and 60 credits in mathematics, alternatively first-cycle courses of 60 credits in statistics including 7.5 credits of Statistical theory and 7.5 credits of Regression analysis/Econometrics. The applicant must also have the course Statistics, Mathematics, Second Cycle, 5 credits and qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: X2833